EMD 9026 is about to duck under the Old Hwy 85 overpass near Newcastle, WY with a coal train in June of 1998.
This was a cold, but unusually snowless, Wyoming Christmas day in 2005. The location is just east of Newcastle Wyoming were there is a highway bridge that goes over the railroad. It is a great ... (more)
In May 1995, a Burlington Northern coal train with a classic set of Cascade Green C30-7s, and SD40-2s rumbles by just east of Newcastle, Wyoming. The grading for a second track has begun.
A pair of SD70MAC DPU's shove an eastbound drag towards the South Dakota border and the western edge of the Black Hills mountain range.
15,000 GE horses Four C30-7s and a U30C dressed in Burlington Northern’s Cascade green and black, pull an eastbound coal train just east of Newcastle, Wyoming, on a hot July 3, 1989.
A pair of mismatched GEs leads a coal load heading for the hill.
A pre-production GEVO and a veteran MAC pass a road-railer which at one time had a head start of over a mile before this lob-sided hill climb competition. The coal train carries about 25 times the... (more)
Eastbound coal loads head up the grade running wrong main out of coal country.
Threatning skies soon open up as Westbound BNSF 9643 comes around the bend for an Eastbound meet.
Skirting between the hills in the middle of nowhere is this set of tracks and the dirt road I am on. This is one of the last places you would want to get stuck.
The clouds have been trying to lift up into the sky all day while the sun at the same time tries to peek through.
Some fine horsepower pictured here as a BNSF locomotive passes by as I sit on my Harley-Davidson Ultra Classic. I got caught by the train while riding through Newcastle and this shot came to mind ... (more)
A quick coal train catch in Newcastle before I move my motorcycle trip on to Cody, Wyoming.